The University of Redlands men's golf team embarked upon the 2018-19 season with its first fall competition on Monday and Tuesday at the Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University Co-Ed Invitational in Prescott, AZ. With solid scores throughout the 54 holes, the Bulldogs finished in third place with a total of 881 (298-290-293).
Four of Redlands' golfers finished in the top 15, with senior Cade Lawson (Lake Oswego, OR) leading the crew with his tied-for-ninth-place effort that came off a three-round tally of 220. He shaved off nine strokes during his second round to register a 69 and then completed the tournament with a 73. Over the three rounds, he sank 10 birdies and 29 pars.
Senior Alex Stroes (San Marcos, CA) provided consistency for the Maroon and Gray with scores of 75, 74, and 72 to tie for 11th with a 221. Junior Jake Hollander (Peterborough, NH) followed closely behind with a 222, which included a 72 that was bookended by rounds of 75. Overall, he dropped in two eagles, six birdies, and 29 pars. With 10 birdies and 30 pars, junior Cameron Cooper (Seattle, WA) produced the same total as Hollander for a tied-for-13th-place showing that was highlighted by his first round of 73.
In addition, newcomer Kyle Sharp (Austin, TX) signed his scorecard in his Bulldog debut with a 54-hole score of 228 (75-79-74).
Redlands heads to Tahquitz Canyon Golf Course for the Marymount Fall Invitational on Monday, October 22, and Tuesday, October 23.